RefME Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2013

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $2.6M

RefME General Information


Provider of an online citation tool intended to generate citations, reference lists and bibliographies. The company's tool allows users to scan book or journal barcodes and turn printed text into digital text which is backed up and synced to the cloud, enabling students to access, collaborate and add to projects anywhere, on any device.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly Angel backed
Primary Industry
Application Software
Other Industries
Database Software
Automation/Workflow Software
Corporate Office
  • 20-22 Curtain Road, 5th Floor
  • Shoreditch
  • London EC2A 3NF
  • England, United Kingdom

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RefME Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Merger/Acquisition 28-Feb-2017 $2.6M 000 00.00 Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 08-Apr-2015 000 000 Completed Startup
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RefME Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Tom Gardiner Co-Founder
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RefME Former Investors (1)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
GEMS Education Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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  • When was RefME founded?

    RefME was founded in 2013.

  • Who is the founder of RefME?

    Tom Hatton, Ian Forshew, Filip Ljubicic, and Tom Gardiner are the founders of RefME.

  • Where is RefME headquartered?

    RefME is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What industry is RefME in?

    RefME’s primary industry is Application Software.

  • Is RefME a private or public company?

    RefME is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of RefME?

    The current valuation of RefME is 00.00.

  • What is RefME’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for RefME is 00000.

  • How much funding has RefME raised over time?

    RefME has raised $5M.

  • Who are RefME’s investors?

    GEMS Education has invested in RefME.

  • When was RefME acquired?

    RefME was acquired on 28-Feb-2017.

  • Who acquired RefME?

    RefME was acquired by Chegg.

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